SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: People Infrastructure Ltd today announced the appointment of Ross Thompson as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) commencing on 25 October 2021.
Mr Thompson joins People Infrastructure from UK listed firm RPS where he was CEO of its Australia Asia Pacific business and prior to that held senior executive roles at ASX 200-listed engineering and environmental services firm Cardno Ltd.
He has a track record of delivering sustained growth, having successfully acquired and integrated numerous people focused businesses over his career and has organically grown the companies in which he has operated.
Chairman of People Infrastructure, Glen Richards, said “After an extensive search, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Ross Thompson as People Infrastructure’s CEO. The Board has full confidence that Ross’s strategic and operational management capabilities are the right fit to continue to deliver on People Infrastructure’s long-term strategy of being a leading provider of workforce solutions. He has managed and grown multiple people-based businesses and brings a combination of an entrepreneurial mindset with significant operational capability.”
“Declan Sherman who had returned to managing the business in an interim capacity will transition to Executive Director and will continue to be involved in the strategic direction of the Company as well as leading our acquisitions team and managing investor relations,” added Mr Richards.
People Infrastructure is a diversified workforce solutions firm delivering a wide range of services to Australian businesses across four main sectors including healthcare, community services, industrial services and information technology. People Infrastructure has a track record of successfully acquiring and growing businesses through leveraging its core capabilities in the sourcing, skilling, deployment and management of workforces.